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Stitch and Chat!
The Friday  knitters are taking a break for summer vacation! In the fall, date to be announced, they will again be meeting
on Fridays at 1 p.m. (bring a lunch if you like!) for a companionable time to chat and knit together!
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Our Mission: "To create a vibrant place where people can connect"

Yoga for Kids!
A special summer program...
In keeping with the theme, On Your Mark, Get Set... Read!
On Wednesday, July 27th Yoga Instructor Lori Card was on hand
to teach the library children some exciting moves!

            
           A big thanks to Lori Card for donating her time to teach us yoga!             
Thank you to the town of Holderness for the use of the Town Hall.
 

"On Your Mark Get Set... READ!"
Only three more weeks left ...
Keep Reading! Bring in your Log for prizes and ice cream coupons!
Wednesday, August 3rd - Wednesday, August 10th 
Only  a short time left to experience summer reading programs!
Come experience these adventures...
Wed., August 3rd - "Stories of Strength" at the library!
Wed., August 10th - "Lindsay and her Puppet Pals" at the Town Hall!

              
More information is available at the library!

A Great Activity for Families!
All you need to bring is your creativity.
On Friday, July 29th from 1 -3 p.m.
Origami Master and Lego Builder,
Charles Esseltine is coming to the
Holderness Free Library!


At 1:00 p.m. "Chaz" begins Origami (paper folding) instructions.  Try you hand at a paper crane or perhaps a frog! This program is suitable for older children and adults.
      
At 2:00 p.m. LEGO inspiration starts. Discover great ideas for creating new designs. 
All you need is your imagination. It's all here at the library!

 

Tech Help is Here!
Do you have questions about using the Internet? Are you wondering how to renew library books online or check for items on the Holderness Library Online Public Access Catalog? Are you having problems figuring out how to download e-books onto a Kindle or other device? Maybe you need help setting up a facebook page...

On Wednesdays from 5 to 6:30, Noah will be available to answer questions and help you navigate these hurdles in the tech world. Assistance will be available on a first come first serve basis, using the library's internet computer (or bring your own device.)

On Wednesday, July 13th...
Our local police department joined us for a very special summer program!
"Let's Go Ride a Bike!"
         
Officer Eric read stories and gave the children some safety goodies.
His advice, "Don't forget to wear your helmet!" 
Thank you Officer Eric!

Exercise, crafts, and snacks added to the fun!

StoryWalk is a great family activity!
Free to the public.
Join StoryWalk at its new location!
StoryWalkTM opened on July 1st and is available all summer! Find StoryWalkTM surrounding the Holderness Town Gazebo located behind the Holderness Post Office at Curry Place.
This walk features "Around the Pond: Who's been There" by Lindsay Barrett George.


In this tale, two youngsters set out to pick blueberries for pie, but are soon distracted by telltale signs they see and items they find along an old deer path around a pond. With each discovery, they ask, "Who's been here?" The next stop on the StoryWalkTM provides the answer! Get outside and enjoy this free fun family activity, presented in partnership with the Holderness Library and Holderness Recreation Department.

Wednesday Book Discussions
 The selection for August is The Care and Management of Lies: A Novel of the Great War by Jacqueline Winspear

A Book Discussion Group offers individuals an opportunity to read and share ideas and opinions of books in a friendly, relaxed environment. It encourages participants to read different types of books that they might otherwise overlook, and it gives everyone a chance to enjoy talking about the books that are read.  Please consider joining our group and enjoy the lively exchange of ideas